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    America’s Addiction to Mercenaries
    Aug13

    America’s Addiction to Mercenaries

    A decade ago, I found myself in a precarious position. I was in Burundi, sipping a Coke with Domitien Ndayizeye, the country’s then-president, U.S. Ambassador Jim Yellin, and several others. We had an emerging catastrophe on our hands.Ten years earlier, the Rwandan genocide left a trail of ash and tears in its wake, claiming 800,000 lives...

    How Did A Weak  Russia Ever Become A Great Power Again?
    Aug13

    How Did A Weak Russia Ever Become A Great Power Again?

    These days seem so familiar to Americans of a certain age. Everywhere the talk is of Russia again. Russia has hacked into the DNC server. Russia is on the march in Ukraine and Crimea. Russia is thinking of threatening nearby Estonia or other Baltic states. The Russians are on the march in the Middle East. In Syria the Russians are battling for a...

    When It Comes To Donald Trump’s Russia Ties, It’s All About The Aides
    Aug13

    When It Comes To Donald Trump’s Russia Ties, It’s All About The Aides

    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump claims he has no investments in Russia ― but he sure keeps a lot of people with financial and political ties to the country close at hand. Trump’s roster of advisers and campaign donors is filled with people who are either directly or indirectly connected to Russia. Paul Manafort, chairman of...

    After verbal missteps, Trump blames others
    Aug12

    After verbal missteps, Trump blames others

    ERIE, Pa. — It’s the media’s fault. That’s out of context. Never said it in the first place. Donald Trump’s claim Friday that he was merely being “sarcastic” in accusing President Barack Obama of establishing a terrorist group was his latest attempt to blame others for the uproar over what he says. It’s...

    U.S. General Calls on Russia to Allow Observers at Military Drills
    Aug12

    U.S. General Calls on Russia to Allow Observers at Military Drills

    By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters)–Russia should allow observers, including Western journalists, to attend upcoming military drills that could again put Ukraine on edge just as Russian President Vladimir Putin has sharpened his rhetoric, the commander of the U.S. Army in Europe told Reuters. The comments by Lieutenant General Ben Hodges came as...

    Extremely rare white lions were just born in a Ukrainian zoo
    Aug12

    Extremely rare white lions were just born in a Ukrainian zoo

    These newborn white lion cubs usually can’t be found in the wild. …read more Source: Business...

    Ukraine Concerned With Vladimir Putin’s Olympic War Games
    Aug12

    Ukraine Concerned With Vladimir Putin’s Olympic War Games

    Ukraine has drawn parallels between its building tensions with Moscow and Russian military operations during previous Olympic Games. Kiev fears that Moscow could use Rio 2016 as valuable cover should it seek to escalate the situation in Ukraine’s southeast. Earlier this week, Kiev reported unexplained closures of traffic along the three...

    Why Russia may sever diplomatic ties with Ukraine
    Aug12

    Why Russia may sever diplomatic ties with Ukraine

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that ending diplomatic relations with Kiev would not be ideal, but ‘if there is no other way to change the situation, the president could take this step.’ …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Photo gallery: Faces of the 2016 Rio Games
    Aug12

    Photo gallery: Faces of the 2016 Rio Games

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    Russia could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine, PM says
    Aug12

    Russia could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine, PM says

    Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said Friday Russia could break diplomatic ties with Ukraine over reported security incidents in Crimea, something it didn’t even do after annexing Crimea or throwing its support behind separatist rebels in the east. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...